Parts Rack: Cool Products For Your 4x4

Parts Rack

DC Gear Up
Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels now offers branded gear for 4x4 enthusiasts. The company has launched an online store where customers can find a full line of Dick Cepek gear designed for adventure enthusiasts. The new DC-logoed apparel includes T-shirts, baseball caps, and hoodies, available in a variety of sizes. Other branded outdoor accessories include gear bags, ice chests, and travel cups said to be designed to survive the most grueling off-road adventures you can dish out. Info: Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels, 866/208-6421, dickcepekpromo.com

Visual Winching
Warn Industries introduces the Spydura Nightline The new winch line takes the company's Spydura synthetic rope product and adds color and increased function. Each rope is made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) with a UV-stable coating. The new red-and-black weave also integrates a 3M light-activated reflective strand into the rope. This improves visibility during recoveries and provides a custom look when spooled onto a winch drum. Other Warn Spydura Nightline products include winch rope extensions and soft shackles. Info: Warn industries, 800/543-9276, warn.com

Performance Grease
Red Line Oil now offers CV-2 grease. CV-2 grease is said to be designed to withstand the extreme temperatures and pressures that occur in high-performance wheel bearings, U-joints, and high-angle CV joints. The CV-2 grease is also said to have excellent high-temperature stability with extreme-pressure protection and water resistance. The synthetic fluidity is said to allow for increased bearing life of up to 200 percent. CV-2 grease is claimed to have strong resistance to oxidation, corrosion, evaporation, and oil separation as well as a minimal effect on rubber seals. Info: Red Line Oil, 800/624-7958, redlineoil.com

Duck Jacket
Walls Outdoor Goods introduces the new Vintage collection. The Vintage Breckenridge hooded duck jacket is made from 10-ounce duck fabric that is sanded and stonewashed, creating a weathered, lived-in look. The jacket features rib-knit cuffs and waistband; four patch pockets, two with hand-warmer features; a zippered front map pocket; two interior patch pockets with security closures; a three-piece fleece-lined hood with toggled drawstring; buffalo-printed plaid fleece lining; and a bi-swing back. The 100 percent cotton jacket also features triple-needle stitching, which is said to provide ultimate durability. Info: Walls Outdoor Goods, 844/259-2557, walls.com

Legal LED
Baja Designs announces the company's first street-legal light line, the Squadron SAE. The new lights are based on the Squadron Series off-road lights, but the Squadron SAE lights are said to be street-legal fog/driving lights. Each Squadron SAE light features four LEDs and is rated at 2,480 lumens. Squadron SAE Series lights are sold in pairs and feature powdercoated aircraft-grade aluminum housings and stainless-steel mounting brackets and hardware. The lights have an IP69K rating for waterproof submersion up to 9 feet and meet IK10 mechanical-impact compliance. Universal kits and 100 percent plug-and-play foglight kits are available and are offered in your choice of clear or amber lenses. Info: Baja Designs, 800/422-5292, bajadesigns.com

313 Wheels
Method Race Wheels has added the 313 to its wheel lineup. The 313 is available in 17x8.5 and 20x9.5 sizes. The 17-inch 313 wheel weighs 24.7 pounds and the 20-inch wheel comes in at 31 pounds. The 313 features Flow Formed manufacturing technology and adds a new gloss titanium finish to the Street Series wheels. Flow Formed A356 aluminum construction is said to help cut down on weight while maintaining rigidity and overall strength. For further weight savings, the 313 has machined pockets in each spoke window. Both the inner and outer bead seats on the 313 are knurled to ensure the tire won't shift on the wheel due to changes in air pressure or extreme forces. Info: Method Race Wheels, 866/779-8604, methodracewheels.com

Pickup Box
Stowe Cargo Systems introduces the Strong Box. It features a low-profile design with an aluminum and composite construction. The insulating properties of the composite material make the toolbox usable as a cooler. Each Strong Box has a 400-pound load-carrying capacity. The low-profile design provides a low lift-over height and doesn't block rear-window visibility. The dent-proof lid features stainless steel push-button locks for quick access, and the size of the unit is ideal for adding secure cargo space for fifth-wheel trailer towing. The Stowe Strong Box is available for most truck models, including Ford, Chevrolet, Ram, GMC, and Nissan, and the boxes are designed, engineered, and manufactured in the U.S. Info: Stowe Cargo Systems, 844/860-8389, stowecargo.com

Toyota CV 'Shafts
RCV Performance now offers heavy-duty IFS axle sets for late-model Toyota 4x4s. The axles feature a double-offset inboard CV joint that is made up of 1-inch balls and 300M internal components. The outboard CVs utilize RCV Dana 60 architecture with a combination of 4340 and 300M components, which are said to be optimized for maximum strength. The center bar is 35-spline 300M. A black oxide coating is standard and an optional nickel plating is available for extra corrosion resistance in salty environments. Applications include '05-current Toyota Tacoma, '07-'14 FJ Cruiser, '03-current 4Runner, '07-current Tundra, and '08-'13 Sequoia. Long-travel options are available for most suspension kits. Each assembly is covered with a no questions asked limited lifetime warranty. Info: RCV Performance, 815/877-7473, rcvperformance.com

Sound Skin
Heatshield Products introduces the new and improved db Skin 2.0. The liquid acoustic barrier material is said to significantly reduce unwanted interior noise and harmonics. This new version is also said to feature a chip- and abrasion-resistant water-based formula for a more durable finish. It can function as a topcoat or it can be coated with paint or bedliner material, making it useable both inside and underneath your 4x4. It can be applied either directly to metal or to a primered/painted surface via spray, brush, or roller, and it will bond to sheetmetal, wood, plastic, and fiberglass surfaces. The product is said to dampen vibration in a multitude of substrates/panels over a 10 to 40 kHz frequency range. When db Skin 2.0 cures, it's said to create an impedance mismatch, which nearly doubles the effectiveness. Info: Heatshield Products, 844/723-2665, heatshieldproducts.com

Gladiator Bedding
Rugged Ridge now offers a full line of Armis truck bedcovers for the '20 Jeep Gladiator pickup truck. Armis truck bedcovers now give Jeep Gladiator owners a broad selection of options to choose from, including soft and hard covers in a variety of roll-up and folding designs. The new covers include the Armis soft folding bedcover, soft rolling bedcover, hard rolling bedcover, and the hard folding bedcover featuring Line-X for resistance to scuffs and scratches. All Rugged Ridge Armis bedcovers for the '20 Jeep Gladiator are made in the U.S. and are backed by a 5-year limited warranty. Info: Rugged Ridge 770/614-6101, ruggedridge.com

Bucking Body
Classic Steel Body introduces it's all-new steel '66-'77 Bronco bodies. They are available as just a steel tub, a steel tub with front doghouse, or a complete steel body with roof, doors, hood, and grille. Each body is handcrafted in the USA using weld-through primer (on most panels) and is stamped from all-new molds for a more precise fit. CSB uses a solid steel foundation and jigs that mimic the factory chassis for a consistent OE fit and finish. Each body has more welds than the original for a more rigid foundation. CSB also has all of the new steel panels available separately. Stop spending thousands in body repair when you can start with a fresh, solid foundation on your next restoration. Info: Classic Steel Body, 740/602-7550, classicsteelbody.com